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Discussion: BY ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT with Greg Robinson
July 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm| Free
Professor Robinson, a native New Yorker, is Professor of History at l’Université du Québec À Montréal and the author of BY ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT: FDR AND THE INTERNMENT OF JAPANESE AMERICANS, A TRAGEDY OF DEMOCRACY: JAPANESE CONFINEMENT IN NORTH AMERICA and AFTER CAMP: PORTRAITS IN MIDCENTURY JAPANESE AMERICAN LIFE AND POLITICS. Registration is required for this free public program.
Following the discussion, attendees will be invited to view the Roosevelt Library’s new special exhibit, “Images of Internment: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II” free of charge, following the program.
This program was funded in part by a Humanities New York Action Grant.